Improving care, promoting wellness, reducing disparities​ and driving innovation.

New Home October 2023: We are moving into the cutting-edge Malachowsky Hall for Data Science and Information Technology. The center of the university.

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real-world research

Insightful. Implementable. Impactful.

At HOBI, we’re changing the face and the pace of health research. Our patient populations reflect the diversity of the real world. Our health interventions consider the needs of patients and providers. Our data-driven research speeds scientific discoveries.

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., and Lindsay Thompson, M.D., M.S., work together in the Breastfeeding and Early Childhood Development (BEACH) clinic.




Go above your professional training with a graduate certificate in implementation science or biomedical informatics.

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Learn how to conduct health outcomes assessments and clinical effectiveness research in a range of biomedical, clinical and community-based research settings.

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Become an expert at evaluating health interventions, treatments, prevention practices and policies to determine what works on a large-scale level and why.

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academic programs

Postdoctoral Training

Expand and strengthen your research skills with one-on-one postdoctoral training programs and opportunities.

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HOBI news & Events

Department Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Oct 11

  2. Oct 18

  3. Nov 15

  4. Jan 10

data partners

big data makes a big difference


This clinical research network and data warehouse unites scientists, clinicians, patients and stakeholders throughout Florida and in select metropolitan areas in Georgia and Alabama to address some of today’s biggest health challenges. The network’s academic institutions and health systems provide care for about 74% of Floridians in all 67 counties, together with large, diverse populations in greater Atlanta and Birmingham, Alabama. The OneFlorida+ Data Trust contains data for more than 16 million individuals in Florida and the Southeast, creating a dynamic resource to facilitate health care research, disseminate research findings, and improve health, health care and health policy.

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inclusion, diversity, equity and access

Our commitment to diversity

HOBI is dedicated to improving health outcomes for all and reducing health inequities through education, research and service. We strive to be a community of students, staff and faculty that celebrates inclusion, diversity, equity and access and are committed to fostering a people-centered, creative environment for all.

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